Infosec Skills

Infosec Skills

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Infosec Skills

Overview

What is Infosec Skills?

Infosec Skills aims to help users upskill and get certified with a hands-on cybersecurity training platform. Users can train on their own schedule with access to 100s of hands-on cybersecurity courses and cyber ranges — or upgrade to a boot...
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9 out of 10
May 19, 2022
Infosec Skills allows you to gain knowledge, get certifications related to many IT career fields. As the IT industry changes, Infosec …
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How Infosec Skills Differs From Its Competitors

Role-Based Learning

Since I have completed CISSP bootcamp and the certification exam I have taken a small break from learning anything. I am currently focusing efforts on regaining some technical skills on sites such as TryHackMe and HackTheBox. While Infosec is rich in training material it does not have places to …
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Hands-On Training

Learning information is one thing, but if an analyst or a technician cannot correlate that information to some type of action, then it loses its value. Hands-on cyber ranges are HUGE and have been incorporating more learning and training paths for a fair rate. While they might not be able to prep …
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Role-Based Learning

Certifications are a requirement for some career fields in the industry. Infosec has been instrumental in helping us get the certifications we require.
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Hands-On Training

Instructors for the courses I have taken have always made sure that the key skills being taught are understood and can be applied to real-world situations.
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Role-Based Learning

The training on Infosec has definitely help steer me toward a management role in IT, risk management, quality, governance, and cybersecurity. With the content available, there are a lot of options and future possibilities open to me, whether as an informal influencer or in a formal role as CIO, …
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Role-Based Learning

While I have not been able to leverage everything or even a majority of what I have picked up from the course, there have been areas in my work that have benefitted from the training. A lot of them revolve around the areas of awareness of threats, disaster recovery plans, and after-action …
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Hands-On Training

With the help of real hands on cyber projects, we can deliver our client deliverables with minimal training and can help our organisations in meeting the expectation of the client. Also, it would help us in mapping the things to real world. Other benefit would be it helps in clearing the cyber …
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Role-Based Learning

Specialized content allows our engineers to be on top of our competency, gain the confidence of our clients, and allow us to perform exceptional tasks that no other companies offer.
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Role-Based Learning

Unfortunately, I have not been able to as of yet get to a point where I can fully leverage content specific to cybersecurity within my organization due to the way that my organization is structured. I am able to implement and use some of the different skills, but it is in a limited capacity and …
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Hands-On Training

The answer to this is, unfortunately, not. I do hope that the ability to do this will be present in the future, but as of right now, the ability to do this within my organization is not feasible.
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Role-Based Learning

In our organization, every technician needs to have a solid foundation in cyber security. We require a base set of certifications either at the time of employment or within 6 months. Infosec Skills has allowed us to very affordably give all of our technicians a fair chance to get these …
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Hands-On Training

Nothing provides a better experience than actually doing the task you're reading about. The hands-on content in Infosec Skills gives our technicians "real-world" experience for things that we don't have the environment/time to replicate. Even if it is something that we rarely see the experience …
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Role-Based Learning

We were able to almost immediately start using the skill we had learned in the Infosec training. We have a second SCADA administrator now and he will be going to the next CSSA training available in our area and after this training the CSSA is required to hold the SCADA administrator position.
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Hands-On Training

The benefits have been that we can now manage most of our own cyber security needs internally. This course also helped us have a more cyber security mindset which we have tried to pass on through the division.
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Role-Based Learning

As a network engineer, my team works closely with the network security team. These courses have given me the understanding to communicate better with this team and more efficiently set new goals, quantify results, and set metrics for success. Being able to take a concept and interpret it into a …
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Hands-On Training

The labs and coursework offered during my classes were first class. We were actually given virtual machines hosted in the cloud to do all the lab processing, exam practices, and virtual hardware simulations. This allowed you to access and practice from anywhere. No beefy computer is needed on your …
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Role-Based Learning

I am able to use the CREA certification I obtained by taking the exam from IACRB through Infosec Skills to elevate my standing in my company. I was given an increase in salary as well.
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Hands-On Training

Infosec Skills has a great walk-through lab environment. It's close to on-the-job training and allows the student to get familiar with tools and tasks in a sandbox environment.
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Hands-On Training

As we are an educational program, and like many were virtual due to the pandemic, the hands-on features were very helpful. Students needs realistic experiences.
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Role-Based Learning

We haven't been able to specifically target due to the nature of our clients, being small to medium sized. But it is nice to be able to hand out fliers of things to watch for, and you get more conversations started with the material.
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Role-Based Learning

Primarily, the courses and videos help me to acquire basic information about a lot of cybersecurity topics. It was a very convenient form to start learning [...] and to be informed about so many topics we bypass.

The main benefit was to raise [awareness] about many thing[s] we don't know [...] and …
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Hands-On Training

Maybe it is just me, but I didn't see any project applicable to our case. I prefer to use some other tools and manuals from [the] Internet. [...]

I see other projects from [the] same company, but I think they are separated from Infosec Skills, like Infosec IQ and others.
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Role-Based Learning

My cybersecurity training has helped in everyday tasks and spanned across several different departments of the business.
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Role-Based Learning

Of course. In our organization finding areas to incorporate business and industry best and good practices is important as cyber continues to evolve and new cyber trends emerge. Cybersecurity is at the core of everything we do and when coupled with other aspects of IT and security it balances out …
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Hands-On Training

Projects give people opportunities to build their skills sets and learn new skills that were once not in their tool kit. This further aids for when they move towards more advanced certifications especially when project and program management principles and practices are cornerstones for so many …
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Hands-On Training

My primary interaction the in RHEL environment is via APIs. But progressing through RHCSA cyber range topics helped me understand the environment in which I'm working to a greater extent than before. We are a SaaS client, so we don't have complete access to the server, but that doesn't mean won't …
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Hands-On Training

There wasn't "hands on" content for the CISSP training other than the testing each night which was very helpful.
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Role-Based Learning

I have been able to leverage cybersecurity training content specific to a particular role in the organization, and have also had the opportunuity to freelance per say. I'd have to say the benefit of having specialized content is that there is less room for confusion and a lesser chance of …
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Hands-On Training

The hands-on cyber ranges and projects were useful at first with developing relevant on-the-job skills, however, I found after a little while the ranges were a little redundant.
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Role-Based Learning

Yes, in both pre-sales roles and post-sales delivery. For example, we help customers deploy the Center for Internet Security (CIS) controls for M365. The audience for that is generally a customer's IT security department. Being able to "speak their language" has been valuable both before and …
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Hands-On Training

The labs move the training content from more theoretical to more practical. For some reason, Security professionals are skeptical, and credentials and hands-on experience are valued. You can use the labs to estimate level-of-effort, from customer and platform implementation and project management …
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What is Infosec Skills?

Infosec Skills aims to help users upskill and get certified with a hands-on cybersecurity training platform. Users can train on their own schedule with access to 100s of hands-on cybersecurity courses and cyber ranges — or upgrade to a boot camp for live, instructor-led training in order to get…

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Product Details

What is Infosec Skills?

Infosec Skills enables users to upskill and certify security, IT and engineering teams with a hands-on cybersecurity training platform that scales to meet an organization's needs. Assess teams and close skills gaps with hands-on cyber ranges, projects and courses mapped to the NICE Workforce Framework for Cybersecurity and MITRE ATT&CK® Framework — or upgrade to a live boot camp for instructor-led training to certify a team.

Infosec Skills includes 1,200+ hands-on courses, cyber ranges and labs to:

  • Prepare teams for MITRE ATT&CK tactics and techniques with hands-on labs in cloud-hosted cyber ranges

  • Guide team development with 130+ learning paths mapped to the NICE Framework

  • Assess knowledge and skills to pinpoint gaps and training needs

  • Gauge exam readiness with customizable certification practice exams

  • Fast-track certification with 100+ live, instructor-led boot camps

Infosec Skills Screenshots

Screenshot of Learn how to ATT&CK & defend in the cyber range
Infosec Skills cyber ranges guide learners through realistic scenarios inside the operating environments they’d encounter on the job. Launch a cyber range with a click of a button and learn how to counter the MITRE ATT&CK tactics and techniques targeting your organization today. From command line basics to advanced adversarial techniques, Infosec Skills cyber ranges teach your team how to:
• Run red and blue team exercises
• Write secure code by example
• Pass dozens technical certifications by gaining hands-on domain knowledge
• Attack and defend cloud-based applications
• And much moreScreenshot of All Infosec Skills training maps directly to the NICE Framework to help you build role-relevant, scalable team development programs that close cyber skills gaps. Take a bottom-up approach to any training initiative by building custom learning paths covering specific NICE Knowledge and Skill Statements, or browse and assign training from any of the 52 NICE Work Roles inside the platform.Screenshot of Infosec Skills includes training for dozens of popular certifications from CompTIA®, (ISC)²®, ISACA®, Cisco®, Microsoft®, AWS™ and more. Prepare for your next exam with help from our expert instructors, then gauge exam readiness with unlimited access to customizable practice exams. With completion certificates available for every course, Infosec Skills has everything you need to keep existing certifications current with 100s of CPE opportunities.Screenshot of IT and security certification is often more than a goal — it’s a business requirement. That’s why we offer over 100 certification boot camps taught by industry experts with 10+ years of experience. Live boot camps include all the content in Infosec Skills, plus:
• Exam Pass Guarantee (live online students) 
• Exam voucher
• Bonus boot camp prep course and 90-day access to all boot camp video replays and materialsScreenshot of Infosec Skills Teams makes it easy to manage and measure your training initiatives. Administrators can enroll learners via single sign-on (SSO) or CSV upload, and organize team members into groups to quickly assign content to specific departments or roles. 

We’ll help you secure next year’s employee development budget with at-a-glance metrics that prove training impact at the individual, group and team level like: 
• Training progress and completion rates 
• Skills assessment and practice exam scores
• Boot camp attendance and completion rates

With Infosec Skills' open API, it's easy to integrate learner data into existing business intelligence systems — or add Infosec Skills course information to any LMS or website for a seamless, centralized learning experience

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Infosec Skills Technical Details

Deployment TypesSoftware as a Service (SaaS), Cloud, or Web-Based
Operating SystemsUnspecified
Mobile ApplicationNo

Frequently Asked Questions

Infosec Skills aims to help users upskill and get certified with a hands-on cybersecurity training platform. Users can train on their own schedule with access to 100s of hands-on cybersecurity courses and cyber ranges — or upgrade to a boot camp for live, instructor-led training in order to get certified on the first attempt.

Pluralsight Skills, Udemy for Business, and CBT Nuggets are common alternatives for Infosec Skills.

Reviewers rate Usability highest, with a score of 9.1.

The most common users of Infosec Skills are from Mid-sized Companies (51-1,000 employees).
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Reviews

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John Litzenberg | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
I use a variety of sources for training, some because they're available at low cost through my employer, others because they offer courses in a specific niche. I like Infosec for the range of subjects and learning paths that are applicable to my current objectives. The courses are well-made and provide useful and purposeful information.
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Infosec [Skills] provides a very good ROI for what I paid for [with] the training. There were a lot of similarities in terms of what each company had to offer and there were more than a few areas of overlap. I, ultimately, went with Infosec [Skills] due to word of mouth. I spoke with others who [had] used Infosec [Skills] and their experience was excellent according to multiple different people I work with. The choice to go with Infosec [Skills] was primarily due to word of mouth [experience] and convenience.
Piyush Mittal | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
I am in cyber security and this domain required me to do some internationally recognized certifications and infosec skills had helped in clearing these certifications. Their training instructors was awesome and practice questions quality was great. With the help of infosec skill i had cleared CISSP and CRISC exam. I experience, Cybrary on the other hand has less certifications preparation options as compared to infosec skills
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
I selected Infosec Skills because they are commonplace in the industry. They offer a good amount of courses, material for the cost, and courses using Infosec [Skills] offer the ability to get certified through them. I think that, overall, Infosec [Skills] does offer an excellent product and I am satisfied with the training materials and education that I received.
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Reseller
Infosec Skills was better organized and more focused on what we wanted to train on. Udemy is still part of our educational environment.
Joe White | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
InfoSec Skills is practical and direct and can be used to gain an industry-rated and recognized certification that can be used to elevate one's professional standing. There are other training platforms, but none that I have found to be directly associated with a world-recognized vendor.
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
The concentration of Infosec Skills is on every Cyber Security domain. The Infosec Skills is one-stop solution for organizational users. The licenses are transferable within the organizational users.
Francisco Manuel Maya Molina | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
[...] I subscribed to Infosec Skills to learn and research more about data recovery because I know Infosec Skills has [...] training [specifically] about that subject. But after I subscribe[d], I saw very little and basic information about this topic.

Nonetheless, after I use[d] it for a few weeks, I started to learn about a lot of interesting topics, so I kept [using it.]
Score 7 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
More or less the same as others I have used. Minus Infosec Skills does not have apps or smart tv/casting ability. Udemy PRO is also a better value $$$ for content. O'Reilly costs more but includes digital books for the most respected industry books. Infosec Skills has better testing/quizzes built in so far that I have used.
April 06, 2021

Infosec Skills Review

Daniel Simpson, CISSP, CISM, CAP, CDPSE, RDRP | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Infused institute bootcamp was solely focused on CISSP whereas Skills is diverse across the certification and training spectrum. Furthermore, it can be easily utilized at a pace that suits the end-user. Boot camps are great as a prep story course but can be too intensive for some people. Infosec Skills is easy to use and covers a lot of potential training avenues
James Simmons | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 6 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Infosec was really the first product I came across that seemed legit, so I selected Infosec. Since then I've had the opportunity to use several different products, while I won't say Infosec Skills stands out from competitors I will say it defiantly did what I needed it to do for myself and the rest of my team at the time. My advice to anyone would be to conduct a little research on the certification assurance refund option they offer, which in itself was worth it for myself and my team.
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